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South King county SHRM members


A member who designated the South King County SHRM as their primary chapter. You may only designated one chapter as your primary SHRM chapter.


A member who designated the South King County SHRM as their secondary chapter. You may have multiple secondary chapters.

Board Roles



Provide leadership to the local chapter consistent with state, regional, and SHRM policy, strategies and objectives.  Effectively operate the chapter so that the needs of the members are met.  Perform other duties as required by the local chapter's bylaws. Serve as a voting member of the state council.

President Elect:

Assist the president in overseeing all the activities of the chapter. In the absence of the president, perform all the presidential responsibilities.


Advise the president and other officers and members of the board of directors regarding past practices, general operations, and other matters to assist in the smooth operation of the chapter. 


Responsible for preparing agendas for both Board and Chapter meetings and taking notes and distributing final copies of Board minutes to the Board Members.  This position also maintains the Board Contact list and Chapter Snapshot.


Act as financial officer and advisor to chapter board of directors.  Maintains the chapter mailbox and distributes mail to the appropriate officer, director, or chair.  Send dues notices and other invoices to members and sponsors. File appropriate forms and information with IRS.

Arrangements Director:

Coordinate the logistics of monthly membership meetings. Work with program chair to reserve facilities for monthly membership meetings and ensure the speaker’s A/V equipment is prepared for the meeting (i.e., screen, microphone, overhead projector).  Plan meals and refreshments within budget for all functions including membership meetings, seminars, social events, and ceremonies.  Coordinate activities at the member meeting registration table, greet members/guests as they arrive, and assure that all financial transactions are recorded appropriately.

Workforce Readiness & Diversity Director:

Monitor and evaluate on a continuing basis local activities concerning diversity and workforce readiness issues.  Spearhead the effort to diversify the chapter's membership/leadership and to publicize successful diversity programs in the local community.  Plans and encourages chapter involvement and activities impacting the workforce readiness arena. Works in cooperation with state-level workforce readiness advocates.

SHRM / HRCI Accreditation Director:

Manage the chapter’s certification study program.  Encourage members to become certified and recertified.  Increase the number of chapter members who are certified SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP/PHR/SPHR/GPHR by the HR Certification Institute. NOTE: This position has a greater time requirement than the other positions, as you will be meeting with study groups on a regular basis.

Legislative Director:

Monitor and evaluate on a continuing basis pending legislative, regulatory and legal action at the federal, state, and local level that may have an impact on the management of human resources.  Present a legislative report or update to the chapter president and fellow chapter members.  Inform elected officials of SHRM's position on legislation affecting the human resources profession. 

Membership Director:

Manage the membership function to successfully achieve an increase in chapter membership. Maintain the chapter’s membership database.

Communications Director:

Provide timely and comprehensive information to chapter members about programs, workshops, and other matters of interest via monthly chapter newsletter.

Programs Director:

Manage the activities of the program committee to provide monthly and satellite programs for the chapter membership. Contact potential speakers and make arrangements for selected meetings.  Write articles for newsletters describing the programs.  Review final preparations for meetings to assure that meetings run smoothly.

Volunteer Director:

Encourage volunteerism of SKC SHRM Chapter members.  Work with Chapter leaders to assure a quality experience and satisfaction of SKC SHRM volunteers. 

Technology Director:

Manages and supports the implementation of technology to support the functions of the Human Resource chapter. Supports all chapter members with ways to improve processes and efficiency. 

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